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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Sarah Winter This essay locates the subject of human rights in the narrative forms of J. M. Coetzee's novels Waiting for the Barbarians and Foe through an interpretation drawing on Jacques Rancière's theory of dissensus and tracing the novel's historical relations to the equitable and remedial...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 147–152.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Carrol Clarkson MARAIS MIKE , Secretary of the Invisible: The Idea of Hospitality in the Fiction of J. M. Coetzee ( Amsterdam : Rodopi , 2009 ), pp. 249 , cloth, $72.00 . HAYES PATRICK , J. M. Coetzee and the Novel: Writing and Politics after Beckett ( Oxford : Oxford UP...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 419–435.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Benjamin R. Davies Abstract The first two books of J. M. Coetzee's recent trilogy, The Childhood of Jesus (2013) and The Schooldays of Jesus (2016), are extremely strange. Just when “the Australian fiction,” following the works set in South Africa and various international locations, was thought...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 98–121.
Published: 01 May 2000
...DEREK ATTRIDGE Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Works Cited Adorno , Theodor W. Aesthetic Theory . Eds. Gretel Adorno and Rolf Tiedemann. Trans. Robert Hullot-Kentor. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1997 . Attridge , Derek . “Expecting the Unexpected in Coetzee’s Master...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 438–460.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . . . cannot hope to take the smallest step.” Such a limit is seemingly crossed in one of the most difficult and quite possibly the strangest of passages in J. M. Coetzee's fiction: the ending of Foe . This book's self-conscious re-presentation of the origins of the English novel (and of Defoe's inauguration...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 284–303.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Victoria Googasian Abstract J. M. Coetzee's late fictions display a recurrent fascination with attitudes of faith and belief. This preoccupation has been read sometimes as an effort to reinvigorate the novel's engagement with materiality and embodied life, other times as an elegy to the waning...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Benjamin Lewis Robinson Abstract J. M. Coetzee's Slow Man considers “care” in contemporary liberal-capitalist societies, including the ostensibly frivolous care of and care for literature. In contrast to grander affects and occupations, care often seems to be “just care,” as if it fails to live up...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 404–424.
Published: 01 November 2021
... what David remembered from the book. That would tell us not how David understood the book's message, but how he understood, absorbed, was changed by, the book, and that would be its message” ( Metaphysical Exile , 122 ). 20 Both Pippin (“What Does Coetzee's Novel”; Metaphysical Exile...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 229–243.
Published: 01 November 2008
...DAVID ATTWELL Copyright © Novel Corp. 2008 2008 Works Cited Attridge , Derek. J.M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Reading: Literature in the Event . Scottsville: U of KwaZulu-Natal P, 2005 . Boym , Svetlana . “Poetics and Politics of Estrangement: Victor Shklovsky and Hannah...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 466–482.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Benjamin H. Ogden One of the most pressing problems posed by J. M. Coetzee's Diary of a Bad Year is that of the novel as a genre: what it is and is not, how readers “create” texts and their meanings, how literary tradition and genre typologies are constructed and passed down, the plasticity...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of the literary in our globalized, multimedia present? These questions also happen to lie at the heart of J. M. Coetzee's Diary of a Bad Year (2007). As I argue in this essay, this is not just because it is a challengingly singular literary act, which demands that we rethink some of our guiding assumptions about...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2013
...David Attwell CLARKSON CARROL , J. M. Coetzee: Countervoices ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 ), pp. 224 , cloth, $89.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Fiction and the Linguistic Turn CARROL CLARKSON, J. M. Coetzee...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 307–316.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., of the “ wrong at the heart of a fictional differend” (396; emphasis added). In 1973, J. M. Coetzee began drafting a novel that he later abandoned, titled “The Burning of the Books.” “Fiction,” he wrote in his notes toward that work, “being a serious affair, cannot accept pre-requisites like (1) a desire...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Madigan Haley This essay approaches the global as an ethos emergent within contemporary fiction, taking J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace (1999) as its primary example. Recent accounts of global or world literature have generally considered these solely as spheres of circulation, while dominant accounts...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Eleni Coundouriotis Works Cited Coetzee J. M. Disgrace . New York : Penguin , 2000 . Slaughter Joseph . Human Rights, Inc. New York : Fordham UP , 2007 . “ Universal Declaration of Human Rights .”, 1948 . < http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/ > (accessed...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 330–333.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., State of Peril: Race and Rape in South African Literature (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2012), pp. 272, cloth, $58.50. In the convulsive dying years of the apartheid regime, J. M. Coetzee famously characterized South African literature as a ‘‘less than fully human literature, unnaturally preoccupied...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in the two chapters focusing on the South African Nobel laureates, Coetzee and Gordimer, writing about the end of apartheid, as Palumbo-Liu makes little reference to the extensive debates in postapartheid South African letters on the role of art and testimony. Palumbo-Liu favors Gordimer's “thoroughly...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 216–239.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of Letters . Trans. M. B. DeBevoise Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2005 . Coetzee , J. M. Deng dai ye man ren . [Chinese translation of Waiting for the Barbarians] Trans. Zhenjia Cheng. Taibei Shi: Tian xia yuan jian chu ban gu fen you xian gong si, 2002 . Coetzee , J. M. Deng dai ye man ren...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Nathaniel Conroy Pecora's last and longest chapter is a thoroughgoing study of the work of Coetzee, addressing almost all of his published fiction and offering a detailed reading of his most recent novel, The Childhood of Jesus (2013), set on the fictional island of Novilla, a name that Pecora...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 359–363.
Published: 01 August 2016
... chroniclers of brutality and disconsolation such as J. M. Coetzee. Another of the writers is Salman Rushdie, whose appearance may be predictable in a book concerned with interfaith friction but whose writing warrants renewed attention for the way it treads a complex line between redeeming prospects...